We're a team who've been on all sides of the entrepreneurial journey and investment dynamic.
Our diverse experiences, spanning the roles of founders, funders, advisors, mentors and exited entrepreneurs enables us to understand the challenges and opportunities that arise when scaling a business.
Leading the charge is Ian Merricks. Following on from his days as an entrepreneur, Ian has been at the forefront of the UK’s startup and scaleup ecosystems, pioneering investment-focused training.
In our mission to venture funding a less disruptive process for founders, we've created VenturePath, a dynamic community for founders.
Meet The Team.
Exited entrepreneur turned investor and advisor, Ian has been a pioneer in delivering investment-focussed training and outcomes from 2011.
Holly works with our members to ensure they receive the right Scale-Up support from their peers, experts and partners within the community.
Duncan is an exited tech entrepreneur who works with our members to support the scaleup and investment journey through to completion.
Simon supports our founders with Series A-B fundraises and has 25 years' experience working with UK and US based tech companies.
Pre-Series A Lead
Luigi is an exited entrepreneur looks after investor readiness and advising companies to extend runway ahead of Series A funding.
Head of Financial Support
Keith leads VenturePath’s financial management workstream, sharing best practices and overseeing interim CFO solutions.
During a 40 year legal career Graham advised numerous high-growth tech businesses on their expansion strategies and fundraising transactions.
Tim, former Director General of the British Venture Capital Association, is a Senior Advisor for the VenturePath team.
Recently exited entrepreneur, having made great use of VenturePath's support, Alex shares his insights and experience of growth and fundraising with our members.
Serial founder turned investor and former Dragon on Dragon's Den, Piers shares experiences and contacts with members of the VenturePath community.